The Reason You’ll Love This Work: 

The Associate, Campaign Strategist is a driving force behind the game changing narrative campaigns designed at A–B Partners. A leader with an entrepreneurial mindset, the successful candidate will support strategic projects from beginning to end. This role is perfect for someone who dreams in culture and politics, is drawn toward complex problems, and is already thinking deeply about stories, identity and power. The Associate, Campaign Strategist proactively consumes media online and believes in the power of digital to shift people’s behavior and values to address enduring and emerging social problems. They will work with an interdisciplinary team of communicators and strategists to deliver work that is consistently creative, strategic and wins real victories.

 How You’ll Contribute:

  • Take a multi-dimensional view of strategy informed by approaches centered in quantitative research, movement building and communications design, bringing enthusiasm to translate nuanced thinking into exciting deliverables
  • Partner with the Accounts and Strategy teams to build insightful, audience-driven strategic and creative briefs ready for implementation
  • Independently run landscape audits around specific issues or organizations and present synthesized thinking back to the team
  • Assist in producing strategic deliverables to the highest level of quality: deck presentations, memos, research analysis
  • Collaborate closely with the Experience Team, Research Team and Design Lab to ensure alignment and the sharpest possible outputs

You’ll Find Success In This Role By Having:

  • 1-3 years experience as a strategist in a campaign, creative, digital agency or related environment, with a knack for identifying compelling content
  • An understanding of at least one of the core tenets of movement building and political campaigns: campaign strategy, constituency building, branding, and/or core narrative development
  • A working knowledge of key political issues in the news cycle
  • Organizational capabilities to track progress, execution and consistency of multi-channel campaigns
  • Solid communication skills in order to effectively present strategic and tactical plans to clients and internal teams
  • A strong understanding of progressive movement building, CSR, or social impact ventures strongly preferred.
  • Commitment to the belief that democracy and racial justice are inextricable

Shared Values:

  • Outstanding communication skills. Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills are needed. Much of our work depends on responsiveness, timely communication, and detailing the next steps with our partners with clarity and concision.
  • Goal-oriented. Our work entails a combination of entrepreneurial creativity and straightforward execution. To maintain continual progress, we collaboratively set and check weekly goals.
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are committed to working in diverse teams and committed to creating an equitable and just world for Black and Brown people.

Equity is at the heart of A/B. From the clients we partner with and vendors we engage, to the team we’re building, we are committed to creating opportunities for the diverse community of  talented, creative professionals who have been systematically denied opportunities across the professional communications industry. Women, people of color, LGBTI people, people of any religion or nationality and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Opportunities for advancement exist, and A/B is committed to helping all staff develop and grow.

The salary band for this role starts at $70,000-$80,000 annually, as well as a bonus structure for business development, and will be commensurate with experience.

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